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Nikon Coolpix S32

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An award winning and fully featured 13.2 megapixel 3 times zoom factor camera
Compact 13.2MP 3x Yes Feb 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix S32 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S32 number 356 across all digital cameras.
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17 Reviews + 1 Award
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Overall Score
37
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

It has good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with an average overall rating of 85%, based on 17 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, is robust and it is fairly priced.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Only 4160 x 3120 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixel

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How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S32?

The Nikon Coolpix S32 is 107.6mm wide and 66.1mm tall. It is 40.4mm deep and weighs 175g.

Nikon Coolpix S32 front dimensions

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Nikon Coolpix S32 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

One expert review site concluded that they would recommend this camera. PhotographyBlog.com gave this Nikon camera a "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on eight expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and Digital Versus this camera has an average expert rating of 71%.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 9 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is marvellous. Over 80% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 31,432 expert and user reviews (including 7,098 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good reviews. We also found that Nikon has very good reviews specifically for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Three customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was easy to use.

Customers Report it is Robust

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was good at resisting water ingress.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S32 was good value for money.


Features

Only 4160 X 3120 Pixels Image Resolution

The Coolpix S32 has a 4160 x 3120 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras. Across all digital cameras the best image resolution is 7680 x 5120 pixels and the worst is 2592 x 1944 pixels.

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Quite Low Megapixel

With a megapixel of only 13.2 megapixels, the Nikon Coolpix S32 has a quite low megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 175 grams, the Nikon Coolpix S32 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/3.1" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on digital cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

At only 3 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S32 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras. The smallest optical zoom of digital cameras is 0.34x and the biggest is 83x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix S32 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Only Supports 25, 125 and 2 More ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Coolpix S32 is more than most cameras. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 200, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 125, 160, 1600 and 25 are also supported by this digital camera.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of cameras range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Coolpix S32 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 2.7 inches) amongst cameras of this age.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 30 millimeters, the Nikon Coolpix S32 has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras. Cameras have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.3mm and 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 90 millimeters, the Coolpix S32 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 2.3mm and the longest is 2,000mm.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of cameras is 600,000 pixels, and the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels. The Coolpix S32 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix S32 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. This camera also supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. The video resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 320 x 120 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S32 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S32 has a pre-flash, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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Waterproof

The Coolpix S32 is waterproof, as are most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S32 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Coolpix S32 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras.

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Dustproof

The Coolpix S32 is dustproof, as are most of the other cameras.

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Average Waterproof Up to

With a waterproof up to of 10 meters, the Coolpix S32 has a fairly average waterproof up to compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The average field of view of digital cameras is 100%, and the field of views range from 1.5% to 170%. The Nikon Coolpix S32 has one of the narrower field of views (only 96 percent) amongst cameras of this age.

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Has a Shock Resistant

The Nikon Coolpix S32 has a shock resistant, as do most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was February 2014 when Nikon released the Coolpix S32.


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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon vna852e1
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